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Today’s Quote: “Let each man exercise the art he knows.” -Aristophanes

Today’s Word: Protagonist n. The main figure or one of the most prominent figures in a real situation. The leading character or a major character in a drama, movie, novel, or other fictional text. “The unnamed protagonist was the hit of the film.”

Random Thought: Why is it we have the weight of the world on our shoulders but have to get it off our chests?

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Today’s Quote: “You can’t have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.”
– Charles F. Kettering

Today’s Word: Homogeneous adj. 1. Uniform in structure or composition. 2. Of the same or similar nature or kind: “The corporation maintains tight-knit, homogeneous board members.”

Random Thought: Texting seems to be a wonderful way to grammatically miscommunicate, and misinterpret what other people mean…

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Today’s Quote: “Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend – or a meaningful day.” – Dalai Lama

Today’s Word: Perspicacious (per·spi·ca·cious) adj Having strong insight into and understanding of things. “She showed perspicacious judgment.

Random Thought: I have discovered that old age seems to sneak up, but once it’s fully present, the effects are hardly subtle…

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Today’s Quote: “A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in on the experience.”
– Elbert Hubbard

Today’s Word: Clandestine adj. 1. Kept or done in secret, often in order to conceal an illicit or improper purpose. “The CIA maintains clandestine operations in many countries.”

Random Thought: “The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict.” Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

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Today’s Quote: “If you don’t make mistakes, you’re not working on hard enough problems.” – Frank Wilczek

Today’s Word: Eponym n. A person whose name is or is thought to be the source of the name of something, such as a city or country. “George Washington is the eponym of Washington DC.”

Random Thought: When you’re dead, you don’t know that you are dead. It’s difficult only for others. It’s the same way when you are stupid…

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Today’s Quote: “Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.”– Vernon Law

Today’s Word: Temerity n. Excessive confidence or boldness; audacity: “No one had the temerity to question her decision.”

Random Thought: From a procrastination standpoint, yesterday was a wildly successful day!

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Today’s Quote: “Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” – Thomas Jefferson

Today’s Word: Euphemism n. A mild, inoffensive expression that is substituted for one that is often considered harsh or offensive. “To pass away” is a euphemism for “to die.”

Random Thought: “I just had a lovely, fun, relaxing trip to Walmart, let’s do it again soon”…Said no one ever!

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